Danila Medvedev

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Danila Medvedev
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Born (1980-03-21) March 21, 1980 (age 34)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Fields futurology
Institutions KrioRus, Russian Transhumanistic Movement
Alma mater The International Management Institute of St. Petersburg

Danila Andreyevich Medvedev (Russian: Данила Медведев) (born March 21, 1980 in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg)) is a Russian futurologist and politician. Specialising in the science and future of Russia, Medvedev serves as a member of the coordination council of the Russian Transhumanistic Movement.

In May 2005 he helped found KrioRus, the first cryonics company outside of the United States.[1] Since August 2008, he has worked as Chief Planning Officer and Vice-President of the Science for Life Extension Foundation, based in Moscow.

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Medvedev graduated from the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg (IMISP) in 2000. The title of his master's thesis was "Methods of the account of conditions of financing at an estimation of investment projects". On 21 March 2007, he was one of a group of transhumanists who gave a presentation in the Duma titled "Influence of science on political situation in Russia. A view into the future", after an invitation by the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia.

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